Top 3 Open Enrollment Mistakes

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Top 3 Open Enrollment Mistakes

What is the Money Date? A weekly time to check in. 3 things we review and update: 
1. Spending
 2. Earning
 3. Savings

In this week’s Money Date, we examine the three most common Open Enrollment mistakes.

  1. Not enrolled in retirement plan
    • Missed opportunity to save retirement
    • Missed opportunity to save on taxes
    • Missed opportunity to get free money (company match)
  2. Not enrolled in Disability Insurance
    • Most employers pay for it
    • Understanding coverage
    • Consider private options
  3. Not taking advantage of fringe benefits – legal group plan, pet insurance, transportation costs


Anna Sergunina
Anna Sergunina

I'm Anna Sergunina, CFP®, President & CEO at MainStreet Financial Planning, Inc. My passion lies in serving others through financial planning, helping clients achieve their dreams like buying a home, saving for education, or retiring early. With over two decades in the industry and a CFP designation since 2009, I'm dedicated to excellence and continuous growth. Beyond work, I cherish moments with my son Liam, prioritize self-care, and engage in content creation for my Money Boss Parent Podcast and Money Library blog.

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